Cherrie Yu


Cherrie Yu is a 26 year old artist born in Xi’an, China. She is currently based in Chicago, IL. Her films and performances have shown at Chicago Cultural Center, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Links Hall and Arts Club of Chicago, Trestle Gallery, Helena Anrather Gallery, and Wassaic Project in New York, and Chengdu Times Museum in China. She has been an artist in residence at ACRE Residency, Contemporary Calgary Museum, Monson Arts, and a visiting artist at Emory University. She is the awardee of the 2021 Kala Art Institute Media Award Fellowship, and will be an artist in residence at Yaddo Foundation in 2022. She is currently an artist in residence at McColl Center in North Carolina, and a visiting artist at the Visual Art department at UNCC.

Artist Information

Residency Dates Aug 23 — Dec 7 2021

Currently Based Chicago, Illinois

Hometown Xi’an, China

Mediums Performance

Partners UNC Charlotte